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Jews in Kazimierz in 1940 before the establishment of the ghetto

Film | Accession Number: 2016.519 | RG Number: RG-60.1421 | Film ID: 2980

In color, inside the Jewish neighborhood of Krakow, Jews wear arm bands with the Star of David. Men peer at camera from a shop entrance in BG. Pan of public announcement poster in Polish signed by Schmid (Bekanntmachung LXII was published on May 10, 1940). Red Cross YMCA poster. Schmid served as
Stadthauptmann of Krakow from Feb 21, 1940 to March 31, 1941; the ghetto was formed on March 3, 1941. Good CUs of children, one barefoot. Tram, bookstore, and other shops show street activity. Horse and buggy. Street scenes with pedestrians and shuttered shops. 01:18:05 A Jewish man looks at the camera from his storefront labeled with "Jewish store" sign. More shops, including Samuel Pluczenik's textile store [see letters written by the shop's proprietor about a Jewish employee in the Museum's Archive under RG-15.098M]. Street scenes with Jewish children and adults.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:01:13
Event Date
approximately 1940 May
Locale
Krakow, Poland
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Niklas Frank and Erika Noebel
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:02
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